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India vs Colombia, Live Archery Score and Match updates, World Archery Championships 2017 Final

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedOct 21, 2017 22:30 IST

India lose to Colombia 228-234 to settle for the silver medal.


22:30 (IST)21 OCT 2017

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22:28 (IST)21 OCT 2017

Despite the loss, the Indian girls can still be proud of their performance. This can only inspire them to continue producing such medal-winning efforts at the biggest events in archery.

22:23 (IST)21 OCT 2017

This was India's FIFTH medal from the World Archery Championships and their FIRST EVER in women's compound team category.

All five of them are SILVER.

22:21 (IST)21 OCT 2017

Colombia BEAT India 234-228 to take the World Championships GOLD.

That last end where all three Indians produced only 9s, tells the story of the match. The experienced Colombians were just a bit better under pressure!

22:19 (IST)21 OCT 2017

India finish with 228.

22:18 (IST)21 OCT 2017

The Colombians produce 9, 10 and 10 to finish with 234.

Sara Lopez once again delivers in style!

22:15 (IST)21 OCT 2017

In the second half of the End 4, all Indians shoot 9s.

22:15 (IST)21 OCT 2017

Colombia produces 9, 10 and 10

22:14 (IST)21 OCT 2017

In End 4 which is the last end, Jyothi is the only Indian to produce a 10 in the first half. The others produce 9s.

22:12 (IST)21 OCT 2017

Yes, it has been promoted to 10 now. India's total tally now is 173.

Colombia came up with 10, 10, 10, 10, 10 and a 9 to lead India, 176-173 at the end of End 3.

22:10 (IST)21 OCT 2017

In End 3, India produces 9*, 10, 10, 10, 10,! That was brilliant!

The judges will now decide if that first 9* can be counted as 10.

22:07 (IST)21 OCT 2017

The Colombians look highly confident and are unstoppable currently.

22:06 (IST)21 OCT 2017

All the three Colombians produce 10s to go up to 117. India are at 114.

End 2 finishes.

22:05 (IST)21 OCT 2017

Indian archers shoot 9, 10 and 10 to go up to 114.

22:04 (IST)21 OCT 2017

Colombia produces 10, 10 and 9 for 29 and their total tally is now 87.

22:03 (IST)21 OCT 2017

WOW! Brilliant start from India in End 2...all three girls produce 10s to come up with a score of PERFECT 30

22:02 (IST)21 OCT 2017

That was a bit poor finish to the first end from India. They really need to come up with better scores. Colombia is a solid team and they are making it obvious!

22:01 (IST)21 OCT 2017

India finishes with a score of 55.

22:00 (IST)21 OCT 2017

Colombia shoots two 10s and a 9 to go up to 58

What can India produce?

21:59 (IST)21 OCT 2017

Birthday girl Trisha Deb comes up with a 10, Chanu shoots a 10 and Jyothi follows with a 9 for 29

21:58 (IST)21 OCT 2017

Colombia starts off things!

They have shot 9, 10 and 10 for 29

21:57 (IST)21 OCT 2017

Welcome to the live coverage! 

The archers have arrived on the field!

19:57 (IST)21 OCT 2017

Good evening and welcome to the Sportskeeda liveblog of the World Archery Championships 2017 Gold Medal Match in the Women's Compound Section. 

Sixth seeds India take on the fourth seeds Colombia in the final.

The Indian girls have already created history by becoming the first compound team from the country to reach the final of the World Championships and they are looking for more. No Indian has ever won gold from this prestigious tournament. India has four medals from this event and they are all silver.

In 2005, the recurve troika of Tarundeep Rai, Gautam Singh and Jayanta Talukdar grabbed the men's silver in Madrid. Deepika Kumari, Laishram Bombayla Devi and Chekrovolu Swuro brought home the women's recurve silver in 2011. Deepika earned her second team silver in 2015 alongside Rimil Buriuly and Laxmirani Majhi.

In 2015, India got its first compound medal when Rajat Chauhan etched his name in record books after becoming the first Indian archer to bag an individual medal. It was again a silver medal.

If today, the Indian women's compound team of Trisha Deb, Lily Chanu Paonam and Jyothi Surekha Vennam can defeat the higher seeds Colombia, they will become the first Indians ever to taste a gold medal from the World Championships.

The Indian girls have so far performed well at this World Championships being held in Mexico City. They have had the highest per-match average out of all the teams in the field going into the final.

India beat 11th seeds Russia 232-229 in the Round of 16 and then went on to upset the third seeds Denmark 233-228 in the quarter-finals. In the last-four stage, they prevailed over the 10th seeded Germany, 232-227.

Can they hold their nerves and do it once more in the most important match of the tournament?
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